Loren Jacobson is an Assistant Professor of Law effective fall 2016, teaching Professional Responsibility, Health Care Law, Constitutional Law, and other courses. Professor Jacobson received her undergraduate degree from Yale University, magna cum laude, and a Masters degree from Cambridge University in England. She then earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, where she was a James Kent Scholar. She served as an Articles Editor on the Columbia Law Review and was a Charles Evans Hughes Fellow in Columbia’s Human Rights Internship Program.
After graduation, Professor Jacobson clerked for the Honorable Alvin K. Hellerstein, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, and then for the Honorable Wilfred Feinberg, United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit. In 2004, she joined the law firm of Waters & Kraus LLP in Dallas, where she practiced for 12 years. At Waters & Kraus, her practice focused on toxic tort, personal injury, and qui tam and False Claims Act cases. Professor Jacobson has authored briefs that have been submitted to appellate courts around the country, including the supreme courts of Texas, Michigan, and Washington. Her work on early qui tam cases under the California Insurance Code included one of the first drug marketing cases brought under that statute, resulting in a settlement of $30 million for her clients and the California Department of Insurance.
Professor Jacobson has moderated or served on numerous panels at Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund annual conferences, the ABA’s National Institute on Health Care Fraud, the ABA’s National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement, the Inter-American Bar Association, and American Association for Justice conventions. Professor Jacobson is a past board member for the Anti-Defamation League for the North Texas Region and the Ann & Nate Levine Academy, and a current board member on the Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Community Board..